I know guys who carry two muzzleloaders. I don't see any safety issue. Carry one, sling the other on your shoulder. Pretty simple.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.